survey showed that Wales' universities continued to make a significant contribution to the Welsh economy, often contributing to more than their expected share of business in the UK.
Amanda Wilkinson, director of representative body Higher Education Wales, said: "Building further on the positive set of statistics from last year's survey, it's extremely encouraging to witness the continued growth highlighted in the latest HE-BCI
survey across a range of critical areas.
Amanda Wilkinson, director of Higher Education Wales, said: "During this time of economic uncertainty we are heartened to see the findings of the HE-BCI
Survey, which shows that the Welsh higher education sector continues to outperform, sometimes as much as double, its expected 5% target in a range of crucial areas.